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Antica Locanda di Sesto

Via Ludovica 1660, 55100, Lucca, Italy
+39 0583 578181
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good23%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“steak” (36 reviews)
“pasta” (41 reviews)
“brick chicken” (4 reviews)
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Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Via Ludovica 1660, 55100, Lucca, Italy
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Reviewed 5 days ago

What a fantastic place to enjoy Dinner ,Location, Kitchen, Service, all fit in one word, perfect. . This restaurant is family owned for over 200 hunderd Years and vibes the Tuscan air, pleasant and relaxing. Try the spaghettoni al guanciale, goes al dente in a...More

1  Thank Jan Willem K
Reviewed 1 week ago

Incredible place. Throws you off a bit as it's in the middle of nowhere. And there's nothing else around. We stayed within the walls and took a cab here. It was about 24 Euro to get there. The house wine was wonderful! And of course...More

1  Thank Nicole F
Reviewed 1 week ago

We joined a business supplier for lunch at this wonderful little off the beaten path restaurant. Could not have asked for a nicer venue, staff, or experience. Located in this spot since the 12th Century, this place abounds in history and they embrace it. They...More

Thank Russell P
Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurent is off the beaten track but one of the best restaurants we had eaten in over our three weeks in Italy! the owner is a gem and the staff is so accommodating and the food is presented beautifully and delicious! the dessert are...More

Thank _naomisbaum
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

About 12 minutes from the Lucca walls, this gem is an historic site. The building was constructed in 1368 and had various purposes. The menu is diverse, the wine very good and the service superb. Order the pasta served from a wheel of parmigiana but...More

Thank Dropback10
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Came here after reading the recommendations here and we're quite disappointed. The stuff of the restaurant wasn't friendly at all, every little request took ages to full fill. We ate couple of pasta dishes which tasted ok but it didn't feel like homemade pasta and...More

1  Thank vladv599
lambeb, Proprietario at Antica Locanda di Sesto, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Vladv599, After reading your review i think you have not been in this restaurant at all. You didn't mention a single dish in our menu in your review,you have probably been in another restaurant,certainly not here.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A special place, I would fly UK Italy UK in 36hours just to eat here. The place never fails to deliver best possible food (although onthis visit they ran out of Cod, 30 minutes after opening, mots unusual!). Having said that, you can forgive a...More

Thank Ron M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beautiful, family owned restaurant with delicious homemade food. House specialty is steak a la Fiorentina but also has vegetarian options. Easy to park. Great service.

Thank krosen1142
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A little bit of a drive out of Lucca to get there. Nice small town and warm, inviting restaurant. We had heard a lot about it and were prepared to an exceptional meal. After was said and done (drank and eaten?), it was solid, but...More

Thank Kenster1001
Reviewed September 13, 2018 via mobile

We went to the restaurant to experience Florentine steak and pasta that was prepared in huge parmesan cheese The experience was great and the food was exceptional The wine was great and we can recommend the syrah The only problem is that if you are...More

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July 30, 2018|
Response from Dilemo | Reviewed this property |
Only indoor.
January 6, 2017|
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Response from Francebiamu | Reviewed this property |
Give the restaurant a call before you go. Reservation is not mandatory but recommended. You won't risk to not find a table because restaurant is full, in August /September it is high season for Italian restaurants so I'd... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Kids, Large groups, Families with children, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Ludovica 1660, 55100, Lucca, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Lucca  >  Lucca
  • Phone Number: +39 0583 578181
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Antica Locanda Di Sesto is a restaurant located on the right side of the Serchio River,in the outskirts of Lucca. The Building dates back to the 1368, as the marble stone in front of the restaurant says, a period when the local merchants started to build their own country estates, used to relax and chill out in the summer but also to gain business profits. From the XIV Century the village of Sesto was property of the "De Nobili" Family and they had, according to various rumors, 101 farmers working only for them in the village. It is thanks to this powerful family that the "Locanda" was built, and even now you can see the remains of the old building inside the restaurant. *We now offer a free shuttle service from Lucca town centre*
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